Tagged: futures

The News & What it Means – Brazilian Soybean Planting Back on Pace, Experience Brazil this Winter

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – November 21, 2017


The news:

Brazilian producers have 73% of the estimated soybean area planted for the 2017/2018 crop. Now, the planting of Brazilian soybeans is no longer behind schedule. The rains that have fallen in all of the main producing regions have allowed the advance of the sowing.

– Successful Farming, Nov. 17, 2017

The News & What it Means – Higher Interest Rates and a Stronger Loonie & Harvest Pressure Ahead for Corn

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – October 11, 2017


The news:

“The International Monetary Fund has raised its estimate for Canada’s economic growth rate for this year and 2018, putting it at or near the top of the heap among advanced economies.”

– Financial Post, Oct. 10, 2017

The News & What it Means – What the BDI is Saying about the Global Economy & Important Factors to Consider Amid the Steep Decline in Spring Wheat Futures

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 13, 2017


The news:

“The Baltic Dry Index has seen some strength over the past two months, rising to its highest levels in nearly three years.”

– CNS Canada, Sept. 12, 2017

The News & What it Means – Where are all the New Farmers? & Wheat Making Headlines in Non-farm Media

By John DePutter & Dave Mine – July 17, 2017


The News:

“The farmland between Chatham and Dresden is some of the most fertile land in all of Ontario, but despite this, hordes of new farmers aren’t descending onto us.”

– Chatham Daily News. July 12, 2017